Who Am I and What services do I offer? My name is Oscar. I was originally initiated into Palo in 1995 and currently reside in Miami, Florida. My lineage is Kimbisa con Mayombe Guanofilo con Mulenda Santo Cristo Buen Viaje […]
Palo Mayombe Initiation
To be initiated means to become part of something, to be accepted as a member of a group or society. Like many initiations Palo initiation is likened to a simultaneous death and rebirth and occurs for various reasons but one […]
Palo Mayombe – the Dark Side of Santeria?
Palomayombe.com was originally founded in 2001. Since its inception its primary purpose was to provide the world with accurate information about the religion known as Palo (aka Palo Mayombe, Palo Monte, Kimbisa). Over the past decade there have been a few articles and websites […]
Magic is the ability to control the world by supernatural means but magic cannot be performed at the whim of the Palo practitioner otherwise known as the Palero. Rather, the Palero must act with approval of all spirits in order […]
Gurufinda is the mpungo or spirit of the woods including all plants, weeds, vines and trees. He is the god of herbal medicine. Without Gurufinda, no potion, remedy, medicine, or magic could exist. He is the proverbial owner of Palo. All […]